All Articles on Endangered Species Act

Protesters rally against the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines at the White House in Washington, D.C. on January 24, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) News
As Pro-Trump Mob Boasts About Roles in Deadly Capitol Invasion, Indigenous Water Protecters Charged for Peaceful Keystone XL Protests
"This is on my people's land, and I have the right to protect it for my future generations," said one of the charged activists.
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Gray wolves were delisted from the Endangered Species Act on January 4, 2021. (Photo: Chad Horwedel/Flickr/cc) News
Despite 'Meager Numbers,' Trump Administration Removes Gray Wolves From Endangered Species List
"The delisting of gray wolves is the latest causality of the Trump administration's willful ignorance of the biodiversity crisis and scientific facts."
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The federal government has failed to extend Endangered Species Act protection to the monarch butterfly, despite a 90% drop in population this century. (Photo: John Flannery/Flickr/cc) News
Despite 90% Population Plunge, Trump Admin Refuses Monarch Butterflies Endangered Species Protection
"The immediate answer is two things. One, we restore a lot of habitat. And two, we try to convince our fellow citizens and particularly our politicians that we have to do something about greenhouse gases."
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A grizzly bear takes a stroll on an autumn day in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. (Photo: Ania Tuzel Photography/Flickr/cc) News
'Most Anti-Wildlife President in History' Puts Out Lame Duck Rule to Gut Species Protection
"Today's rule will have devastating consequences for some of America's most iconic species, including the grizzly bear, whooping cranes, and Pacific salmon."
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"The largest canine native to North America, gray wolves were once common throughout more than two-thirds of the lower 48 states," before being "nearly wiped out in the mid-20th century due to habitat loss and deliberate eradication efforts," Environment America explained in a statement released on Thursday, October 29, 2020. (Photo: Dennis Fast/VWPics/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) News
'We Will See Them in Court': Howls of Protest and Lawsuit Promised as Trump Takes Wolves Off Endangered Species List
"Let's learn from history: Removing legal protections is a disaster for gray wolves."
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The Trump administration is trying to fully exploit a 2018 Supreme Court decision that vacated a lower court approval of the Obama administration’s plans to establish critical habitat for the highly endangered dusky gopher frog. (Photo: Suzanna L. Collins / Science Photo Library) Views
The Final Frontier: When Nature is a Nuisance to Development
"In pushing other species to extinction, humanity is busy sawing off the limb on which it perches."
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'Back for Another Whack': Trump Administration Rule Proposal Would Further Undermine Endangered Species Act
"It is unconscionable that President Trump would propose to scale back essential protections for endangered and threatened species and their critical habitat."
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A mother and baby grizzly bear spotted in Yellowstone National Park. News
In Blow to Trump and Win for Bears, Federal Appeals Court Upholds Endangered Species Protections for Yellowstone Grizzlies
"This decision solidifies the belief of numerous wildlife advocates and native tribes that protecting grizzly bears should be based upon science and the law and not the whims of special interest groups."
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Driven by Anti-Science Agenda, Trump Agencies Defying Mandate to Save Endangered Species From Climate Risk
"The window to act is narrowing."
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Two American bald eagles are perched on a nesting stand at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. News
17 States File Suit to Stop Trump Administration's Crippling of Endangered Species Act
"The only thing we want to see extinct are the Trump Administration's beastly environmental policies."
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